Clay Sculpture and Mixed Media

 

 

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Cinereous Vulture

Cinereous Vulture

Hand sculpted vulture from high fire clay. Slab and modeling techniques. Finished in velvet underglazes and some cold finish. Mounted on found wood. H16.75"XW6.25"XD7.25

Reef Ark

Reef Ark

Hand built boat from high fire clay. Carved from solid piece of clay and finished in high fire glazes. Hand fashioned brass oars. Illustrated wood base. H6.75"XW7.75"XD11"

In Gear

In Gear

Hand built crow from high fire clay. Slab and modeling techniques. Finished in velvet underglaze and mounted on found metal gear and wood. H8.5"XW10"XD7"

Politics

Politics

Hand sculpted hippos from high fire clay using pinch pot and modeling techniques. Finished with velvet underglazes and cold finish. Mounted on found wood. H8.5"XW18"XD5"

Hippo

Hippo

Hand sculpted from high fire clay using pinch pot and modeling techniques. finished with underglazes, and cold finish. H5.75"XW9"XD5.5"

Memento

Memento

Hand sculpted using slab, pinch-pot, and modeling techniques. High fire and finished with velvet underglazes and some acrylic cold finish. Mounted on found wood. H9.75"xW14"xD5.75"

Precipice

Precipice

Hand sculpted from high fire clay slab and modeling techniques. Finished in velvet underglazes. H10"xW10.25"xD4.75"

"Once Upon a Time"

"Once Upon a Time"

Elephant hand sculpted from high fire clay, finished in iron oxide and high fire glaze. Mounted on wood illustrated in acrylics and some collage. H10"xW10.25"xD4.75"

"Buffalo Weavers"

"Buffalo Weavers"

Birds hand sculpted using modeling techniques from high fire clay. Finished in velvet underglazes and some acrylic cold finish. mounted on found weavers shuttle. Waxed linen thread. H4.5"xW17.5"xD3.25

Mounted Crow

Mounted Crow

Hand sculpted crow using modeling technique from high fire clay. Finished in velvet underglaze. Mounted via copper to found wood. H8.5"xW6.25"xD3.75"

Flight for Life

Flight for Life

Boat carved from solid high fire clay hollowed and modeled. Brass propellers hand fashioned by the artist. Mounted on wood illustrated with acrylics. Some collage. H8"xW7.25"xD4.25"

Flight for Life - detail

Flight for Life - detail

Flight for Life-detail

Flight for Life-detail

Wheeled Pronghorn

Wheeled Pronghorn

Hand sculpted from high fire bizbod paper clay. Finished in oxides, high fire glaze, and low fire glaze. The legs are carved from wood and set into the body with epoxy clay. The wheels are high fired clay and finished with high fire glaze. H8"XW7.25"XD4"

See Ice? II

See Ice? II

Hand sculpted from high fire clay. Finished in high fire glazes. The sail is made from plastic packaging that has been heated for shaping. Strips of plastic bags have been trapped between and the edges are riveted with copper wire. H10"XW8.5"XD4.25"

Goodnight Sudan

Goodnight Sudan

Hand sculpted rhino using high fire bizbod paper-clay. Hand fashioned archway also from bizbod clay, finished in oxides. Found metal hangs in archway. Mounted on found wood. H19"XW8.5"XD6.25"

Northern White

Northern White

Hand sculpted Rhino and black bird using high fire bizbod paper-clay and finished in red iron oxide, high fire and low fire glaze, mounted on found wood with hand made prayer flags. H5.5"XW9.5"XD6.75"

With Help from My friends

With Help from My friends

Hand sculpted elephant and oxpeckers, finished with oxides, high fire glaze, low fire glaze, some cold finish, hand-made prayer flags, Chinese coin, bead, mounted on found wood. H12"XW14"XD5.25"

Bison Mom and Baby

Bison Mom and Baby

Bison mom and baby hand sculpted with high fire bizbod paper-clay and finished with oxides, slip and some cold finish set on found wood. H6"XW7.5"XD7.25"

The Hunt

The Hunt

Hand sculpted cheetah from bizbod paper clay. High fire glazes, oxides, low fire glaze and cold finish mounted via copper pipe to found wood. H12"XW9.5"XD7.5"

Mounted Gray Whale

Mounted Gray Whale

Hand sculpted whale from bizbod paper clay, low fire glazes and acrylic cold finish. Mounted via copper pipe to maple wood base. H5.75"XW10.5"XD4.25"

The Ark

The Ark

Hand built ark from high fire clay, finished with high fire glazes. Mounted on a wooden block illustrated by the artist using acrylic paints. Brass oars hand fashioned by the artist. H7.25"XW10"XD13.5"

The Ark

The Ark

Further detail.

The Ark

The Ark

Detail

Stop Dissin' Me

Stop Dissin' Me

Hand sculpted gorilla face. High fire clay. Set in wood, painted with acrylic, and mounted on antique wheels. H6"XW13"XD2"

Mounted Bison I

Mounted Bison I

Hand sculpted bison. High fire clay, finished with red iron oxide, low fire glaze, and cold finish. Mounted on found wood. H8"XW6.5"XD3.25"

Giraffe

Giraffe

Hand sculpted giraffe from high fire clay. Finished with oxides and mounted on carved wooden legs. H21"XW9"XD4"

Giraffe - detail

Giraffe - detail

Giraffe - detail

Giraffe - detail